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SCGP Weekly Talk: Matthias Gaberdiel

Matthias Gaberdiel

Title: Mathieu Moonshine
Speaker: Matthias Gaberdiel
Date: Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Place: Lecture Hall 102, Simons Center

 

 

 

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Abstract: The proposal of Eguchi, Ooguri and Tachikawa for an M24 symmetry underlying the elliptic genus of K3 is reviewed. I shall then explain to which extent this proposal has now been
proven, and which mysteries remain.